Power Hall, Arts and Industries Building

ID: 33065 or MAH-33065

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1920s?

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 16, Folder: 8

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Summary

The Power Hall in the Arts and Industries Building showing collections of dynamos, motors, steam engines, and internal combustion engines. The airplanes suspended from the ceiling are: foreground, the first autogiro in America; background, the United States Army's first airplane purchased from the Wright Brothers in 1909.

Subject

  • Arts and Industries Building
  • National Air and Space Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

View from the other end of the hall, neg # 91-3699

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 16, Folder: 8

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1920s?

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Artifacts
  • Airplanes
  • Exhibitions
  • Machinery
  • Wright Brothers' Airplane

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

33065 or MAH-33065

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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